The model of higher education in Poland, aimed mainly at mass education, has become outdated, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin said on Wednesday in Gdansk.
In the first half of March the Ministry of Education held consultations on higher education reform with foreign specialists. Poland has thus benefited from the opportunities offered by the Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility (PSF).
Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin, on March 1 at the Warsaw University of Technology Assembly Hall during the conference and presentation of the proposals of assumptions for the higher education system Law 2.0.
The draft law establishing the National Agency for Academic Exchange (Narodowa Agencja Wymiany Akademickiej, NAWA) should be on the agenda of the government and be should adopted within 2-3 weeks - Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin said on Monday in Kraków.
University authorities should be able to manage more efficiently, and doctoral studies should not be so common - the three teams that have worked on the principles of the new law on higher education have different approaches to changes, but their programs do have common points.
Developing new solutions concerning the path of scientific advancement and the parameterisation of science, widely acceptable in academia - according to Minister of Science Jarosław Gowin these are the greatest challenges in the pursuit of excellence in Polish science.
Knowledge of the findings should reach the widest possible audience, not just adults, but also children - Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin said last week on Monday in Miękinia near Kraków.
Ministry of Science and Higher Education, in cooperation with the Federation of Polish Student Societies in the UK (PolSoc), wants to promote Polish science in the United Kingdom by financing visits of prominent Polish scientists at British universities.
Ministry of Science promises to simplify the regulations, as a result of which scientific units will be able to afford long-term plans instead of - as it happens now - focus on too detailed annual settlements. Deputy Minister of Science Teresa Czerwińska told PAP about the ministry's plans.
"Making games is more fun than playing" - argue the initiators of the social campaign "programuj.gov.pl", which has launched in Warsaw. Its aim is to encourage young people and their parents to engage in programming.